Promotion of inclusive land governance to improve women's land rights in Senegal

The general objective of this action research project is to help increase women's access to and control over land and their involvement in decision-making for responsible, sustainable land governance, in the context of large-scale land acquisition in Senegal.

Its objectives are to establish the conditions to improve women's access and control, as well as their involvement in decision-making for land issues in the context of large-scale land acquisition; develop tools and strategies that facilitate women's access to and control over land; and to make strategic and practical recommendations for the effective implementation of inclusive land governance policies and strategies that acknowledge women's roles in productive resource policies.

Project ID

108695

Project status

Active

Duration

36 months

IDRC Officer

Ramata Thioune

Total funding

CA$ 399,200

Country(s)

Senegal

Project Leader

Dr Cheikh Oumar Ba

Institution

Initiative Prospective Agricole et Rurale

Institution Country

Senegal

Institution Website

http://www.ipar.sn